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First Ever PinotDays Festival, June 24-26

Most serious wine drinkers in the Bay Area have heard of ZAP, the annual smorgasbord of Zinfandel that takes place at Fort Mason in the winter. Well someone decided that it was about time that another California grape ought to get some attention, and PinotDays was born.

Taking place this weekend, starting Friday afternoon and continuing through Sunday, over 100 Pinot Noir producers from all over California and around the world will descend on Fort Mason to celebrate and showcase their wines.

Events for the weekend include sit-down tastings on Friday with selected winemakers, the main Festival on Saturday, and a winemaker Brunch on Sunday.

Tickets and more information are available at www.pinotdays.com

PinotDays Festival
Public Tasting June 25th 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fort Mason Festival Pavilion
Tickets: $35

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